HNEE has big plans: International elite comes to research conference
The Biosphere Reserves Institute (BRI) of the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) is hosting a research conference for the first time. The smallest university in Brandenburg presents itself as an international pacemaker to strengthen science in, for and with biosphere reserves.
From May 16th to 20th, 2022, international young scientists and managers of biosphere reserves will meet in Schorfheide (Brandenburg). This meeting is considered unique in the scientific community, as it shows how important the work and research in and about biosphere reserves is worldwide. International guests, among them Dr. Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, Deputy Director General for Natural Sciences of UNESCO, have confirmed their attendance and will be available for an interview.
Invitation to the opening ceremony
on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 6 p.m.
Location: Casino of the Seezeit Resort (House 26), Joachimsthaler Str. 20, 16247 Joachimsthal
with HNEE President Prof. Dr. Matthias Barth
with Dr. Bettina Hoffmann and Dr. Stefan Lütkes, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)
Dr. Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences
„The global crisis of ecosystems, UNESCO biosphere reserves and research: time for a wake-up call“, with Prof. Dr. Pierre Ibisch, BRI founding member and HNEE scientist.
19:15 Ceremony of the Magda Staudinger Award
Award for outstanding research in biosphere reserves by the deputy head of the German UNESCO Commission, Dr. Lutz Möller
19:30 Ceremony with representatives of indigenous peoples of Canada & Kenya
The conference is held in English.
Registration: Please register no later than May 16, 2022: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, this is not a public event. The conference is exclusively for scientists who have registered for it.
About Biosphere Reserve Institute:
The Biosphere Reserves Institute is a scientific institution of Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development. It was established in 2019 to promote education, research and training with a focus on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme and the World Network of Biosphere Reserves as instruments of its implementation.
Building on the expertise of its co-founders, the Departments of Forest and Environment and Landscape Management and Nature Conservation, and in cooperation with its partners, the BRI seeks to become a center of competence for biosphere reserves worldwide.
Executive Director of the Biosphere Reserves Institute
Phone: +49 3334 567-511